Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Flag of the First Congress in Basel-2

Lena Harris died on Jan. 7, 1929 at the age of 72. She was the mother of Morris Harris, designer of the flag that hang in 1897 at the first Zionist Congress hall in Bazel, Switzerland. She sewed this flag. Morris & Lena Harris also made twelve smaller flags representing the twelve tribes.

Her tombstone is at the Independent Stamford Lodge Cemetery in Darien, Connecticut.

Copyright: caboose_rodeo  (from Flickr) 2009


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